Martha Slonaker

Martha Ann Slonaker, 72, of White Sulphur Springs, WV, died on Monday, February 3, 2020, at the White Sulphur Springs Center.

Born on September 13, 1947, in Baker, WV, she was the daughter of Grant Combs and Gertie Ruth Smith Combs.

Martha formerly worked as a cook at the Mountaineer Restaurant in Wardensville, WV, and was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church in Gore, VA. She loved her animals, cooking, baking and canning, and always put the need of others ahead of her own.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two grandsons, Nathaniel Lee Spinks and Eric Taylor Spinks; two brothers, Earl Combs and Arnold Combs; and one sister, Wilda See.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Donald Lee Slonaker of White Sulphur Springs; two daughters, Katherine Kincaid (Lewis) and Annette Slonaker, all of White Sulphur Springs; four grandchildren, LeeAnn, Mason, Grace, and William; one great-granddaughter, Yaira; one sister, Betty Sager of Arkansas, WV; and one brother, Ernie Combs also of Arkansas.

In keeping with Martha's wishes, her body will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date at the Bethel United Methodist Church in Gore.

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Seaver Funeral Home Service Inc. in Princeton, WV, is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary originally published in the February 14, 2020, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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